Tina Ibisevic, Author at UNICEF Ireland

Hurricane Irma threatens more than 10 million children

More than 10 million children live in countries threatened by Hurricane Irma UNICEF concerned hundreds of thousands of children could be directly affected PANAMA CITY/NEW YORK, 7 September 2017 – More than 10.5 million children live in the countries that are likely to be exposed to the damage from Hurricane Irma, UNICEF warned today. Based … Continued

Famine hits South Sudan. UN agencies warn 5 million people need food and urgent assistance.

20 February 2017, Dublin/Juba/South Sudan – War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine was declared today, three UN agencies warned. A further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations … Continued

UNICEF launches US$2.8 billion humanitarian appeal for children

  Dublin, 26 January 2016 – UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide. For the first time ever, the largest portion of the appeal – 25 per cent – is going towards educating children in emergencies.  This year UNICEF plans to dramatically increase the number of … Continued

An Appeal to end the Suffering in Syria #SyriaCrisis

The war in Syria is approaching its sixth brutal year. The needless loss of life continues and the suffering deepens. Please join our appeal to end the violence using the hashtag #SyriaCrisis Three years ago, UN agencies issued an urgent appeal to those who could end the conflict in Syria. “Enough”, they said. Today, we appeal … Continued

Young people launch innovative #PictureYourRights report into children?s rights in Ireland

Young people representing UNICEF Ireland & the Children?s Rights Alliance members travel to Geneva to address UN Committee Dublin, 10th June 2015 ? Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. James Reilly TD was this morning presented with an innovative new report into children?s rights in Ireland. #PictureYourRights offers a unique snapshot into life as a young person in Ireland today, highlighting critical issues such as mental health, bullying and direct provision.

First UNICEF airlift touches down amidst continuing violence in Yemen

Medical supplies for children arrived at Sana’a airport

Increasing violence in Yemen taking intolerable toll on children: UNICEF

At least 77 children killed & 44 children maimed as violence continues

UNICEF and David Beckham launch ‘7’ a new fund for children in danger across globe

Global icon marks 10 years as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador with new drive to put children first

At least 68 Syrian schools attacked in 2014 amidst ongoing conflict

670,000 additional children without access to education due to security concerns

Education for almost 1 million children in jeopardy following Nepal Earthquake

UNICEF works to establish child friendly spaces as 90% of schools in Kathmandu remain unable for use Photos and videos are available here: http://uni.cf/1HH6SbO KATHMANDU, 7 May 2015 ? At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake ? according to UNICEF. Almost 24,000 classrooms were damaged or destroyed in the 7.8 magnitude quake that hit the country 12 days ago, with many suffering further damage in subsequent aftershocks.